Jim Lang, industry guru, and president of Lang Marketing, joins the show to discuss three major issues that will impact the independent repair industry in 2018 and beyond.
1:20: Lang discusses Tenneco purchasing Carl Icahn’s Federal Mogul in a $5.4 billion deal. What does this mean for Icahn’s empire, and where do independent shops fit in?
6:00: Several months ago, Lang put out a report dissecting how dealerships have steadily been gaining a larger share of the repair market. Lang details why dealerships have been taking more of this market share, and where independent repair shops still have the upper hand.
11:00: Lang discusses the future of ride-sharing and autonomous vehicles, and how it will impact the automotive repair industry.
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